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Apple Granted Patent for Fifth Avenue Store Glass Cube Design

• Home<br>• Apple<br>• News<br>• Apple Granted Patent for Fifth Avenue Store Glass Cube Design<p>Chris Hauk - Aug 28, 2014<p><i>Patently Apple</i> reports that Apple has been granted …

Analyst & GTAT investor claims all 5.5-inch iPhone 6 models get sapphire, some 4.7-inch models

An investment note we’ve seen from analyst and GTAT investor Matt Margolis claims that all 5.5-inch models of the iPhone 6 will come with sapphire screens, while the 4.7-inch model will get either sapphire or Gorilla Glass depending on the specification.<p>According to sources close to Foxconn’s …

iPhone 6 leaks continue with new components and larger speaker

We’re 23 days and counting (most likely) from the iPhone 6 going on sale, and more and more components are surfacing to tease what we can all look forward to in our next generation handsets.<p>The latest leak comes from French Apple website NowhereElse.fr and depicts a selection of SIM trays, Home …

Mobile Technology

Woz thinks wearables like the iWatch could be ‘a hard sell’

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has called the wearables product category — of which Apple’s eagerly-anticipated iWatch will be one — “a hard sell.”<p>In an email exchange with CNet on Wednesday, the routinely outspoken Woz (who recently turned 64) noted that smart watches are “go-betweens for your …

Wearable Tech

8 Nintendo games we’d pay a premium to see on iOS

Apple successfully patents iconic glass cube design of Fifth Avenue store in NYC

A few weeks after Apple was granted a European trademark on the key design elements of its retail stores, the company has been awarded a U.S. patent on the iconic glass cube design of its Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan. Steve Jobs is one of those credited as an inventor.<p><i>Patently Apple</i> reports that …

Touch ID in iOS: Explained

Touch ID is the name of Apple's personal fingerprint identity sensor. It's what currently lets you authenticate yourself to unlock your iPhone 5s and …

Microsoft wants to lock down its app store, iOS-style

While it certainly has its fair share of clones and discoverability issues, Apple’s mega profitable App Store is still the toast of the App Store world.<p>With that in mind, Microsoft is using it as its (unofficial) model for rethinking its own Windows app store which, to put it bluntly, is downright …

Apps

Where’s my cloud price cut?

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shebeko/Shutterstock<p><i>A previous version of this story included incorrect information about pricing of reserved instances</i> …

Hands-on with Emojli, the emoji-only messenger

Months ago, I was one of the 70,000 people who claimed an emoji-only username — an emojiname? — for the comically niche emoji-only messaging app. Yep, you can’t use words. Just Emojis. And now, the iPhone app’s finally here.<p>Add me:<p>My username’s “Spouting Whale, Humpback Whale.”<p>Using the app<p>Unless …

IRL: A tablet holder for using your device in bed

There are times when I just want to lie in bed and surf random YouTube channels on my phone or tablet, but it's impossible to hold the device above my head for a prolonged period (we've all been there, right?).<p>Luckily, I stumbled upon this neat kit in Shenzhen one day: a swing-arm tablet holder by …

Dell says its curved monitor will help make you a better gamer

What good is having an ultra-powerful PC if you're still connecting it to a dusty old monitor? We reckon doing so would be pretty silly. Good thing that alongside the new Alienware Area 51, Dell's pulled the curtain back on its 34-inch Ultrasharp U3415W display then. It boasts a …

How Siri’s Founders Could Have Built The Next Google

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Dan Kaplan helps startups tell their stories. He’s done marketing for Twilio, Asana, and Salesforce and blogs about marketing, growth, and storytelling at Threadling.</i><p>It always breaks my heart a little when the startups with the most radiant potential hit their troughs of …

Apple iWatch Coming in September, But You'll Have to Wait to Buy It, Report Says

<i>UPDATED: 4:25 p.m. ET: In the run-up to Apple’s Sept. 9 event, iWatch leaks are turning into a torrent of information. According to Re/Code, Apple</i> …

Twitter Gets a New Welcome Mat

The company's first major update in three years is designed to make the service friendlier to newbies.<p>Twitter pleased Wall Street with its latest user numbers, but it wants many, many more. How can it get them?<p>One tactic: A new way to greet first-time users who show up at Twitter.com.<p>Twitter has …

Guatemala villagers try to force out ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect

SAN JUAN LA LAGUNA, Guatemala — Merchants clad in bright, indigenous patterns greeted a boatload of tourists arriving on the shore of Lake Atitlán. But as some of the travelers disembarked, they directed their gaze at an incongruous pair.<p>They were a mother and daughter, dressed in black from head …